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September 23, 2013

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Inside this week’s newsletter Need Academic help as an international student?... Page 6 Carry your country’s flag this Homecoming!... Page 7 Follow us @BaylorCIE

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Night at the JFK Museum with The Honorable Chet Edwards Thursday, September 26 5:30pm Poage Library at the JFK exhibit Join us for this special opportunity to meet a former Texas congressman and receive a tour of the John F. Kennedy exhibit in Poage! Don’t miss this historical remembrance! Refreshments will be served.


Baylor Spiritual Life invites you to... Cross-Cultural Ministr y Dinner Who: All international students, friends, PAWS partners, staff, and Baylor students are welcome to attend.

What: Free dinner celebrating food from different cultures and countries.

When: 6 p.m. this Tuesday Where: Bobo Spiritual Life Center FREE for all students!


Deadline to sign up is WEDNESDAY!

NASA & Kemah Boardwalk Want to visit the space exploration headquarters of the U.S.? Come join us on an exciting trip to NASA where we will meet astronauts and see space aircrafts! After, we will head to popular tourist destination Kemah Boardwalk,

September 28

8am $50 (food & transportation)

REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/1fovmFj


“Conversation and Culture� International Student Discussion & Support Group Thursday, September 26, 6pm Bobo Spiritual Life Center TV Lounge Room The Center for International Education and Counseling Center are partnering to offer workshops for international students on Baylor campus. The topic will be academic skills and effective study strategies. For additional information, call 254-710-2467 or contact Yoshiko_Hall@baylor.edu Hear more information at the Bobo Tuesday night!


We need YOU! Come carry your country’s flag at the largest and oldest Homecoming parade in the U.S.

Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7am We need 73 students to represent each country at Baylor. Join us for this Baylor tradition! E-mail internationalstudentrelations@baylor.edu with your name and phone number if you are interested!


Did you enjoy

STREETeats at the football game?

Visit the cafĂŠ and boutique

803 North Hewitt Drive www.mixcafeandgifts.com


Monday, November 11, 2013 6:30 pm – 8:00 p.m.

Mayborn Museum Special Exhibit Room (Across University Parks Drive)

Please join us for our annual Thanksgiving International Dinner as we celebrate and share heritages with our international students and scholars! President Ken Starr and First Lady Alice Starr, who will be our speakers, generously provides the meal free for our international students and scholars.

Please make your reservation by November 1, 2013. Register at www.baylor.edu/cie, on the web page click events and complete this events form. Make sure to list your country of origin by your name. Your spouse is welcome to attend for free as well. Just list the name on the registration form or make two registrations using your ID number.

Dress is national attire from your country or business casual. You will be called to stand when the Call of Nations and your flag are presented. This is a great Baylor Thanksgiving tradition you do not want to miss. A traditional Thanksgiving turkey meal, but special meals can be ordered. Email Melanie_Smith@baylor.edu for special meal requests.


George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum visit Join us on a trip to Dallas to visit the George W. Bush Library and museum! It will be an interesting opportunity to learn more about American politics and the presidency of George W. Bush. Afterwards, we will visit North Park shopping mall where there are many American brands not in Waco! Saturday, November 2 Cost: $50 not including food

Register for this trip ASAP at Baylor.edu/cie under Forms. Look for Event Registration. YOU MUST SIGN UP AND PAY BEFORE YOU GO!


PAWS

WE NEED FEMALE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS! Please turn in an application for PAWS to the CIE offices or send it to internationalstudentrelations@baylor.edu

To be matched with a US student: http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/178745.pdf To be matched with a US Welcome Family: http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/178742.pdf


This week on Campus...

Mon.

Latin Dance Society, 9pm in Russell Gym Come learn Salsa, Cha-Cha, Bachata, and more. Don’t forget your Baylor ID!

Tues.

Bobo Cross Cultural Ministries FREE dinner at 6pm

Wed.

Common Grounds open mic night Sign up to participate at CG before Wednesday, or just show up to watch!

Thurs

Acoustic Café and Comedy Night SUB Den, 8pm

Fri.

Soccer vs. Oklahoma, 7pm go to www,baylorbears.com for all the sports events!


Eekends In Waco Friday

Saturday

Sunday

wacoartsfest.org

Church of the week: Acts Church 300 South 13th Street Service at 9 or 11am


Save the Date... September 28

NASA Space Center and Kemah Boardwalk, Houston TX $50 for trip, food not included.

November 2

George W. Bush Library and tour/ North Park Mall, Dallas TX $50 for trip, food not included

November 11

Baylor Round Table International Student Thanksgiving Dinner Mayborn Museum, FREE

Sign up for each event at Baylor.edu/cie under forms!


September 23